Cognosante Hires Brent Younce as Chief People Officer


May 12, 2014

MCLEAN, VA. – May 13, 2014 – Cognosante, a leading provider of Consulting, Technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, announced the hiring of Brent Younce as Chief People Officer. In this role, Mr. Younce has ultimate responsibility for all Human Resources functions, including acquiring, managing and developing talent, building and advancing organizational capabilities, and driving employee engagement.

Brent brings more than 20 years of experience in the field of human resources. Prior to joining Cognosante, Brent was the Director of Global Human Resources for DuPont Sustainable Solutions, leading the global human resources function with teams located in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and throughout the US.  Prior to DuPont, Brent spent eight years with Campbell Soup Company in several progressive roles, the last of which was leading human resources for global research and development, corporate strategy and marketing services.  In addition to his HR generalist roles, Brent worked as a human resources consultant for IBM Global Services with clients in the pharmaceuticals and consumer goods industries. In these client engagements, Brent was responsible for reengineering global human resources processes, developing custom automated systems and implementing global HRIS solutions.

“I am very excited to join Cognosante,” says Brent Younce.  “Cognosante presents a compelling value proposition to its clients, is growing at a strong rate, and has an exceptional group of motivated and dedicated employees. All three are key elements of an exciting, dynamic organization to work for and contribute to.”

Brent received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.

About Cognosante
Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation, healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse.  Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.